BLOOMINGTON – Campus Student Life hosted a “Halloween at Home” event this year. In a makeshift “pumpkin patch” in the main lobby, students had the opportunity to grab a small pumpkin to take home to carve or paint and a bag of treats containing some candy and non-food items.

“The intent was to do something for Ivy Tech students, their families and the community even though we couldn’t host a traditional celebration on campus this year,” said Jack Driscoll, assistant director of student life.

Ivy Tech Bloomington partnered with the local Boys & Girls Club to also provide children in the community with candy bags and pumpkins.

People were encouraged to share their decorated pumpkins on social media with the hashtag #IvyTechHalloween.

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About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.